The UN World Food Programme’s Blockchain-Based Food Vouchers for Syrian Refugees, With Robert Opp – Ep.017

Robert Opp, director of innovation and change management at the United Nations World Food Programme, discusses the Ethereum-based food voucher program for Syrian refugees. He describes how the refugees are identified, what they receive with their voucher, and how the system has allowed the program to save a half million dollars a year. He also gives a hint at how the program will be built on for other initiatives.

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